GANNON, DOROTHY

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It is with heavy hearts we announce that on December 28, 2020 we said goodbye to Dorothy Ann (McCardell) Gannon. Born in Lancaster County Pennsylvania and raised in Quarryville, PA. She was the wife of William Gannon who predeceased her on December 3, 2020. They were happily married for 58 years and they lived in Wildwood, New Jersey. Both deaths were non-Covid related.A graduate of Solanco High School, Dotty worked as a sales clerk at Watt & Shand in Lancaster, PA and later married and moved to Wildwood, New Jersey. She and her husband Bill owned and operated the Premiere Motel for 50 years. Dotty’s many services to her town included ; Being a Member of the Wildwood Civic Club, Chaired Wildwood City parks revitalization and spearheaded Project Pride, a beautification program for the Bicentennial. She also served on the Zoning board for Wildwood for many years.Dotty loved to cook, bake, garden,bird watch,shop and go to Flea Markets. But spending time with her family was the most important thing to her.Dotty will be missed by her many close friends whom she loved dearly.Heaven gained an Angel but the world lost a beloved,caring,kindhearted person. Dotty loved the Lord and dedicated her life to her family. Dotty is survived by her son William Gannon and his wife Chris,her daughter Beth and husband Tim. Six grandchildren; Sean Gannon and his wife Alyssa, Shel Gannon and her partner Wesley, Dylan and his wife Emily, Grace, Timothy and Matthew Owen. Her three great grandchildren; Olivia, Joplyn and Freya.Dotty’s family are mourning their loss and planning a celebration of Bill and Dotty’s life this coming Spring/Summer.In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Crest Community Church More Than Enough Food Pantry 5901 Pacific Avenue Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260Condolences maybe sent toingersollgreenwoodfh.com

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